Motorcyclist killed on Marine Drive

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This evening, Friday December 2, 2011, at 8:41 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to the report of motorcycle and semi-truck involved in a crash in the 7000 block of Northeast Marine Drive. Officers arrived and learned that an eastbound semi-truck collided with a westbound motorcycle and that the motorcycle rider was deceased at the scene. The truck driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

The Portland Police Bureau's Traffic Division Major Crash Team is investigating the circumstances of the crash.

Northeast Marine Drive from Northeast 33rd to 122nd Avenue will be closed for several hours as investigators examine the crash scene.

No additional details will be released at this time.